Informational Meeting: Friday March 13, 2020 from 10:30 - 11:30 am at MJC West Campus - Glacier Hall in room 101 located on the first floor.

Important Program Information

Summer Session:
Mandatory orientation meeting: Monday, May 11, 2020
Online sign-ups for orientation begin: Monday, March 23, 2020
Online sign-ups for orientation ends: Thursday, April 23, 2020 or until seats are filled.
Program Start Date: June 9, 2020
*Sign-ups for orientation are accepted on a first come first serve basis.

The Nurse Assistant Program is being offered at MJC and Columbia College via Video Conferencing

How to sign-up for orientation?

STEP ONE – Apply to admission to Modesto Junior College

STEP TWO- Sign-up for the Mandatory orientation

STEP THREE - Attend the Mandatory orientation

STEP FOUR - Complete and submit ALL required documents discussed during orientation.

*All four steps must be completed. Those who complete all four steps will have priority for entry into the program. 

The Nurse Assistant Program at Modesto Junior College is a one-semester course (NURSE 52, 5.5 units) that includes 60 hours of classroom instruction and 100 hours of supervised clinical experience within the guidelines set by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The Program is offered in the fall and spring semesters. After successful completion of the Program, students are eligible to take the state certification examination to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). The exam has been developed to meet the evaluation requirements of federal and state nurse aid and competency evaluation legislation. The state certification exam is available at MJC at the end of each class. Program expenses vary for each individual. For financial aid information, call 575-7700. For inquiries about the program, call Allied Health, 575-6362